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for the commute than the rain which is still near crescent city about to move into eureka over the last three hours moving to the east the entire system is sliding down to the south. timeframe probably after the morning rush hour rain in the north bay around the heart of the bay noon south bay during the afternoon be prepared for sunshine, clouds and showers today. check out these temperatures cooler than yesterday, mid 50s at the coast, mid 50s to possibly 60 for the rest of us definitely coat weather. here's sue with traffic. >>> first thing roadwork golden gate bridge clear, down to one lane on the marin side of the span. elsewhere roadwork eastbound highway 4 at loveridge detour in place. roadwork to marin northbound and southbound 101 intermittent lane closures repaving project. broadway tunnel closed for cleaning until the 16th of this month until 6:00 this morning detour in place there as well. >>> this morning a man is in custody after a pipe bomb was found in his car in san jose. the bomb squad detonated the device after the man was pulled over no one was evacuated a nearby holiday i
with yellows that's the showers from crescent city tour rica. all this is going to slide south along the coast, hit us in the morning in the north to afternoon in the south bay be prepared for wet weather and blustery conditions even if it is not showering in your neighborhood yet mid to upper 50s at the coast upper 50s to near 60 for the rest of us, showers moving through the bay north to south if you are going to be in the heart of the bay your lunch hour may be a little wet. here's sue. >>> according to bart major delays 30 minutes perhaps longer. south san francisco in the millbrae, pittsburg and sfo direction. expect at least 20 to 30 minutes now we'll check back with bart momentarily and see if that has been updated. eastbound highway 4 loveridge still have an accident there pardon me roadwork there, roadwork in marin county highway 13 scratch that just roped at broadway terrace moraga avenue that emergency roadwork has been picked up now. >> we'll keep checking with you on those bart delays. >>> grand opening of a giant outlet mall in the bay area brings excitement, promise of new jobs
to at least 60,000 homes and businesses in the new york city area. many of them had just got entheir power restored. >> the winter storm brought rain, strong winds and several inches of snow region. airlines cancelled nearly 1600 flights and highways and train routes were also disrupted and families shivered in homes. ben, how is everybody doing? >> reporter: well, norah you can see this is the last thing that people needed. the streets in tuckerton flood again, front yards flood. as nor'easters go this wouldn't be a big deal. but for a couple of days people were able to come back to this neighborhood to save what they could, tearing out carpets, ripping down walls. that has now been put on hold. one woman said this second storm feels like a second punch to the gut. when the nor'easter slammed into the jersey shore wind and rain quickly turned into a whiteout as temperatures plummeted into the low 30s. volunteers handed out blankets for those with no heat. >> just won't end now. unfortunate want it to be over. >> reporter: in snow covered belmar a generate oris running nick's one light and
, that the attacks, operation pass lead, began. we go to gaza city where we're joined by palestinian journalist mohammed omer. can you describe what is happening now on the ground? >> the only thing you can hear is the bombing and f-16's and missiles dropping across the gaza strip, everywhere in the gaza strip. we just heard a number of missiles fired and the drones. drones.indf-16's and in the east part of the gaza strip, where talking about, in particular, or the bombing has taken place from the israeli warships. the situation is very critical at the moment. as i'm sitting right now with a number of people who are evaluating, a number of injured people are being evacuated. they cannot find where to go to evacuate the dead bodies. there are a lot of people injured. so far we have the number, according to a medical crew next to me, seeing people killed in the last 24 hours -- we have 15 people killed in the last 24 hours, with over 150 people injured. in the last few hours or in the last couple of hours, the emergency team here and ambulances announced they found the bodies of four people, incl
cut the metal and sold it to scrap yards. meanwhile, a baltimore city police officer is suspended without pay according to a police department spokesman, the unnamed officer suspended pending a criminal investigation conducted by the f.b.i. that officer was assigned to the violent crime impact division, a specialized unit that has drawn scrutiny in other alleged misconduct cases. >> some businesses have been able to reopen after the huge water main break in midtown baltimore but crews have a long way to go to repair the mess. the water main at north charles and 20th streets broke on wednesday, flooding streets and shutting down traffic in the area. kai reed has the latest. >> drivers once again able to cruise down north avenue, a small sign of progress. in what will be a long journey at north charles and 20th. crews are analyzing the water main that ruptured there wednesday morning, flooding the area and shutting down roads in one of the busiest parts of the city. >> especially for us, i mean, nothing bad happens. >> this is julio diaz's surveillance video showing the water gushin
in and whisked him away. >>> some food truck owners furious tonight over new regulations proposed by city leaders in d.c. the measure they're mad about would ban the trucks from any downtown sidewalk with less than 10 feet of unobstructed sidewalk. the food truck association went up and measured the sidewalks at the 10 most popular spots for those trucks to park and only two passed muster. >> it has nothing to do with trying to limit their ability to conduct business in the city. we are just responsible for the transportation network and making sure that it can be use safely and efficiently. >> the city leaders say they've been talking with those food truck owners trying to work something out. the people have until tuesday to tell the city what think think of these new proposed rules. >>> tonight police are on the hunt for four gunmen who robbed the group of people. this happened around 6:00 this morning, 18th street and jefferson place northwest. >> reporter: i'm surae chinn in northwest washington. i talked with a man who says he was held at gunpoint. the whole ordeal ends with gunfire near
brand of pain. starting tomorrow drivers in new york city with license plate numbers ending in odd numbers can get gas. on saturday, folks with even numbers. right now only 25% of the gas stations are open. >> our own reporter bruce leshan knows what it's like to have to start over apartment tree crashed down on his home during superstorm sandy forcing him and his family out. >> reporter: i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. i'm hope wag i've learned is going to help other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of poplars. but all around the neighborhood now the chain saws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting the logs out of people's back yards. my neighbors are all scared that what happened to me might happen to them. and so they're taking out this tree now. later in the afternoon, this one will come down. luckily my wife had decided to ride out the storm down in the basement, because this was my bedroom. this crisis has convinced me that my friends and neighbors are the best ever. they helped me move into this house just a few block
brings relief to san francisco city college. voters approved proposition a, it will provide $14 million to city college each year for the next 8 years. it comes at a critical time for the school that is facing financial problems and a threat to its accreditation. >>> the cheersmaded in chicago -- cheers faded in chicago today, ktvu's ken pritchett was there for the early morning victory celebration. >> reporter: president obama's acceptance speech ended a long run for the white house. he started that speech with a theme of bringing people together. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. >> reporter: president obama says he congratulated governor romney on a hard fought campaign. >> the romney family chosen to give back to america through public service and that is the legacy we honor tonight. >> reporter: instead of a narrow victory, president obama scored a decisive win in the electoral college and he acknowledged the volunteers that helped make that possible. >> to the best campaign team and volunteers in the history of politics. [ c
this conducting this kind of telethon throughout many cities across the united states. >> we're thrilled and so grateful to the bay area for the responding with such generosity. it's fantastic. >> reporter: i want to throw out there my own personal contribution. at this particular time i want to invite any of you that are watching out there, if you can donate $500 or more, i will offer you personally a tour of our cbs 5 studios for four people, not only do you get a tour but i'll take you to kcbs radio, alice radio, live 105. you get to watch a newscast. at this time we are currently up to -- really? $50,000 since 6:00 this morning! frank and michelle, we have gathered 50,000 pledges so far. these donations going directly to the american red cross, who in turn will assist people on the east coast. i thank you. but we still need your help. we are here until 7:00 tonight. >> i think you're going to be very busy, roberta. a lot of people chimed in this morning on the tour. >> i have a whole new group of friends. [ laughter ] >> ed goo. and 50,000 is great. thank you. >>> that phone number will sta
. >> gas rationing in new york city and long island seems to be working lines now shorter and people don't appear to be as frustrated. driver was license plates in odd and even numbers alternating days they can fill up. officials say many supply terminals remain shut down or limited following the storm and aaa said drivers are filling up more because they are afraid gas won't be available. >>> the president will travel to new york next week to see how the recovery effort is coming along. he will meet with storm victims and first responders on thursday. new york officials say the damage from sandy in their state alone could total $33 billion. >> now that the election is over the health care law will be a main topic of discussion between republicans and democrats. the gop hoped to repeal the act but with the president winning the election both parties have indicated its time to fine tune the policy. areas they will look at include stabilizing health care costs, and making easier for people to find affordable plans. more than 40 million don't have health insurance. >> the city of san fran
controversy. >>> gas rationing in new york city and long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy. after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassmann is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. behind me you see one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey. this one is the new home for 750 emergency workers and 60 storm victims. there are also hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning, 11 days after sandy hit this shore line. in wintry somerset county northern new jersey, utility crews are still days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter with his a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just had gotten her electricity back on monday. >> such a relief like returning to civilization. >> reporter: that relief didn't last long. >> and then all of a sudden poof. and there we are, back in the middle ages. >> reporter: governor andrew cuoma blasted lipa utility company that services long island. >> part of it is just the
rationing started this morning in new york city and on long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassman is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey, 750 emergency workers and about 60 storm victims. but there are hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning 11 days after sandy hit this coastline. in wintry somerset county, northern new jersey, utility crews are days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter was a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just got her electricity back on monday. >> it was a relief. >> reporter: but that relief didn't last long. >> all of a sudden poof. and there we are back in the middle ages. >> reporter: in new york andrew cuomo blasted the power company that serves long island complaining it mismanaged the crisis. >> part of it is just the management and the performance, which has been unacceptable and they fai
week in the central coastal city, huge protests over the expansion of a petro chemical plant. communist officials say it was good for the economy. 10,000 angry citizens say it was bad for their health. where were you in the crowd? 35-year-old building contractor xu xinglong was in the middle of t he shot this video on his cell phone. the air quality has deteriorated for years, he says. it's not just air quultality but food and water. his daughter he says is always sick. his wife always sneezing. the pollution we suffer is too severe. the people aren't known to protest but they just can't take this anymore. >> reporter: are you not afraid? he told us he doesn't worry. remarkable considering this is how chiennachina's government dealt with protesters on teeianaman square 20 years ago. bowing to public pressure officials decided to halt the expansion of that plant. today outgoing president hu jintao said growing production could mean growing social unrest. and that he said could threaten the power of the communist party. norah? >> so interesting. bill whitaker tha
, italy, is getting some of the worst flooding ever reported. rising sea water has flooded 70% of the city. the flood surge which is five feet above normal was triggered by weekend >>> it's a chilly start to the day around the bay area. the sun coming up toward pleasanton and looks like nice sunny skies, but cold temperatures in spots. just above freezing in fairfield, 38 livermore. you get the idea, a chilly start to the day. these temperatures fairly mild, mid-60s in livermore. cool out toward the coastline, a little breezy there. the next couple of days should be a little bit warmer but showers could return on friday. >> this national weather report sponsored by macy's. >>> this national weather report sponsored by macy's. >>> who is paula broadwell? she literally wrote the >>> who is paula broadwell? she literally wrote the book on david petraeus. >> there's a good role model there who's value oriented. >> this morning we'll look at these two former soldiers, broadwell and petraeus and why they had so much in common even before their affair. >>> and u.s. airlines say new government reg
out of poles? >> reporter: in new york city gas rationing began today. cars with even numbered plates fill up on even numbered days. cars with odd numbered plates fill up on odd numbered days, an effort to ease long lines and short tempers. >> i think that made sense. it would have eased up and you wouldn't have had these long lines, people trying to fight for gas. >> reporter: housing is another growing concern. fema is trying to provide temporary shelter for 95,000 people. >> you wake up and you're okay and in a second it hits you all that's happened and you don't have a place of your own anymore are pretty devastating and you always think it's never going to be you and then it is. >> reporter: one thing there seems to be plenty of, generosity. a train filled with supplies is on its way from louisiana to new jersey tonight packed by a community that knows something about weathering mother nature's worst. >> all the images of new jersey were making them feel like everyone wanted to do something and so they started organizing an effort on facebook. >> reporter: the donations are be
almost $1 billion worth of new projects waiting in the wings, the city wants to stamp out new building permits in a matter of months, not years. >> there's no question that time costs money for an awful lot of these folks. >> reporter: projects coming online include three million new square meet of office and r and d spails more than 800,000 residential units and 600,000 square feet of new retail space. it could create thousands of construction and permanent jobs and add $9 million to city coffers in tax revenues. >> we want to move quickly while the iron is hot because we know they can get cold very quickly and we have seen that twice already in the last decade. >> reporter: the collaboration with san jose for some of his company's success has created 60 new well paying jobs with plans for more and sparked the return of world class manufacturing back to silicon valley. >> they supported us in finding the right facility, get the permits in place in a timely fashion to meet milestones for investors and really achieve the success that we have had in a relatively short period of
. it is a dreadful situation for them. they say they're not getting enough help from city and state officials in general, shannon. around the corner there is a church that has set up a base for medical help, volunteer doctors -- again, not the city and state providing anything -- but volunteer doctors, also food supplies and clothes for so many people who have simply lost everything. shannon: jonathan, it's important to keep their stories out there. we thank you very much for sharing it from those folks firsthand. thank you, sir. >>> a grim new reality setting in for america's business owners and their employees as companies begin the cutbacks they warned about to deal with the costs from the president's health care plan. lou dobbs is next with the steps american employers are taking to adjust and how their employees are feeling the pinch. >>> and as the president calls for higher taxes on the rich, our research shows big government getting bigger than ever. we'll look at the issues america seems to have with drawing the line on government spending and whether anyone is going to start pumping
to the numbers. reagan national is 36 degrees. we are not freezing yet here in the city but we're getting close. dulles and bwi marshall, both 32. if you've got tender vegetation and you want to deal with it, now would be the time. got to make that choice at this point in the morning. satellite-radar, we're nice and quiet. there will be a few clouds but high pressure will see things nice and dry around here. no issues with anyone rain in the forecast really for the next several days. i think the end of the weekend before we've got any rain back in the forecast. here is your forecast. mid- to upper 40s to about 50 here in town later this afternoon. so on the cool side with a lot of sunshine. still a little bit of a breeze here out of the north but definitely we seem to be permanently in jacket weather here for the next week or so. >> it hooks like it. thank you. >>> good morning to julie wright now. >> good morning. right now, traveling around the capital beltway, light traffic volume as you wake up. like you. i go from the house to the garage, from the garage to the building, never outside. tha
for cash. we headed -- we left the city and headed south towards family in pennsylvania. we were finally let back into salem and our home was destroyed. or a man in the bronx who wants $60,000 to repair his business. there is simply no way to determine if any of these pleas or people are real. and before you think no one would send donation to see blind sites or unknown charities, think again. >> most people respond to charities because they are asked by a letter. >> reporter: art taylor, who heads the better business bureau's alliance, and is following our reporting on bad charities, says 70% of americans who give money donate that money without ever checking to find out where it's going. >> we welcome the public scrutiny that is coming to this. we welcome, you know, the media for getting involved in this because if you don't, i worry that things are going to get worse. people are going to continue to be duped by, you know, unscrupulous claims. >> reporter: which leads us to the real victims of charity scams, the people who really need charity. like these people lined up at the bethel a
that passport renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all but shut down. >> reporter: how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will have to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meterologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will noaa be able to spend what it needs? >> satellite controlled navigation, that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa is going to have to take some controllers out of the towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be inconvenienced but worse? >> just about everybody will see their tax goes up. >> reporter: people who work will see their payroll tax goes up and people who itemize won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress hasn't continued those reductions and small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we lose most of the jobs that have been added and we're back to the depths of the recession again. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9 news now. >> nobody wants to go back there. now the governor of virgini
shortages caused by hurricane sandy gas rationing begins this morning in new york city and some surrounding suburbs. new york governor andrew cuomo is calling for an investigation of the utility company that serves long island. more than to 30,000 customers there remain without power this morning. >>> overseas syrian president bashir al assad denies the syrian army is killing syrian people. in an interview with russian tv assad said there's no problem between him and the syrian people. there is no civil war in syria. and the 19 month uprising is the problem of terrorism. he said he's not leaving, i will live and die in syria. >>> an update on that young pakistani girl targeted by the taliban. the british hospital where malala yousufzai is recovering released this video of her. she was shot in the head by the taliban in october for speaking out against militants and call for education for women. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton remembered slain u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens. she gave an award to stevens sister yesterday. clinton called stevens a fallen hero. designee understoo
a run through the city or wherever you live, definitely we're feeling warmer today because that sunshine really can make a big, big difference. so you some of the weather in motion, from charm city run. busy day traffic run as always on a week delay but the sunshine was nice. dundalk gorgeous shot of the bay bridge. still fall foliage. kent island as we shift the camera around over the bay, bright and sunny. how's that for a finish? temperatures around 50, 47 or so across the central portion of the state. they're digging out leftover snow into central new jersey. they're in the 40s. winds from the north and west. we had a weather woe today. it will stay gusty for another few hours. as you head out the door, you will see some breezy conditions. if you're driving a high profile vehicle, you'll probably get ponder around. take an extra tight grip. nice clearing conditions across the state. what's left of our nor'easter now headed out to sea impacting northern new england. the good news for us is this, quiet weather pattern. clear skies, high pressure building in. we're going to shift in the
on the football field late in the day. ellicott city, a nice looking ?e. school visit at appleton, talking to the fifth graders. they had some good questions and we talked about the effects of superstorm sandy. winds from the north will cope the chill factor on. it's already feeling like 30s in hagerstown, dulles and, dover and patuxent rirch -- river. we're still below freeze bilge daybreak in bel air, baltimore, chester town, et cetera. we struggle to get out of the 40s. mainly we'll see additional included cover, no rain. it will help keep temperatures down. by tomorrow night we're back in the 20s and low 30s. it will be two frosty nights in a row. cloudy. absolutely, it will be cloudy. clear for the moment bit high thin clouds rolling in out of the west. that will be our story. we'll hold temperatures down slightly. the core of the coldest air right over the mid-atlantic states will drift north and still somewhat chilly because of a mix of sun and clouds. as we go general electric beyond -- go beyond it we will moderate. we're watching a coastal storm off south carolina. generating ext
in new york city in about an hour and a half to tour the devastation left by hurricane sandy. then tomorrow he sits down with congressional leaders from both sides to discuss ways to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. charlie and norah? >> nancy cordes, thank you. cbs political director john dick erson is here with me. >> it's good to be in washington. >> you've reversed roles here. you're here and norah is in new york. mindful of second-term presidents who overreach. there was a part of it that was restrained yesterday. the part that wasn't was when he took a whack at senators mccain and graham. that stood out in part in contrast to the other reserved approach he took to taxes, even saying he was being self reflective about dealing with congress, on the one hand, being self reflective about dealing with congress on the other hand he was so strong with mccain and graham. mccain and graham are taking a political shot at the president by picking on susan rice. if they want to pick on anyone, they should pick on him or the intelligence chiefs who gave her the intelligence that s
york city metropolitan area, really messy around boston but during the day the low will begin to lift out to the north and east and everything will begin to clear from the west to the east. so hopefully all the travel problems that are ensuing those will get better and the planes should be able to land and take off once again with more regularity once we get further into the day. i'm david bernard. >>> president obama is back at the white house this morning following his re-election victory on tuesday night. the pressure is on to forge an agreement with republicans. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening, in his words more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of a second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> rhee ducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. >> reporter: earlier the president embraced staffers at his campaign headquarters in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring the country together after a costly
moments while trapped at niagara falls. >>> how a virginia city is benefiting today from new york's canceled marathon. >>> tell us what you're going to be doing this weekend with all the great weather we're expecting. we're logged on on facebook and twitter and throughout the show. just search news 4 today. >>> a woman is recovering this morning after falling into a river near niagara falls. she was walking along the niagara gorge when she slipped and fell into the fast moving waters. rescuers found her clinging to rocks and air lifted her to safety. doctors say other than a case of hypothermia she is expected to make a full recovery. >>> with sandy's impact still lingering president obama plans to tour hard hit new york next week. the white house says the president will meet with families affected by the storm on thursday along with local lawmakers and first responders. sandy is estimated to have caused $33 billion in damage in new york state alone. it also killed more than 100 people and left millions in the dark. the president has visited the new jersey coast to view recovery e
york city. you may have heard that nickname before because of so many restrictions and the taxes from salt to sugary beverages, keeping the beverages below 16 ounces. well, maybe that's not necessarily the right way forward, at least if you look at what's happening around the world. someone else, it seems, thought the fat tax was a decent idea. apparently though, did not work out. >> this is in denmark, right. >> alisyn: correct. >> it's interesting, a country, well, the word danish is involved, which is kind of fat in itself. they have the same idea, sugary drinks, fatty foods, saturated fat. we all know it's bad for us. they wanted to put a tax on it. didn't work out. they found out it was bad to business and some people were going to neighboring countries to get the food and sugary drinks so they wouldn't have to pay the tax in denmark, so they're going to kill it. >> alisyn: it did exist a little more than a year and did not accomplish its goal of helping people lose weight n denmark, 47% of danes are overweight and 13% are obese and people were trying other tricky things to get t
the neighborhood meeting last night where they invited city leaders and the police chief. >> $100 per home times 10,000 homes is a million dollars. >> reporter: this woman with the oakmore neighborhood association doesn't want to be identified fearing burglars would target her home. she says her association and other neighborhoods up here are in talks with property owners to find a place to open a new police substation in the montclair district. >> i think that if everybody pulls together that it's a very doable thing. >> before they can move forward with this idea, they need the approval from the mayor and the police chief. they say the mayor has not responded back to them. both the mayor and the police chief tell me they are not ready to comment on this at this time. in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> two east palo alto women are in custody suspected of committing more than a dozen home burglaries in the bay area. police arrested them last week in los altos. today officers showed us some of the loot they found in the women's car. police believe they are behind 15 residential bliss since june in s
that a single city or state or even a region is unable to adequately address in the leadup to a disaster where there is warning or in the immediate aftermath of that, the necessary resources to assist and to recover, and so as a nation we need some mechanism to gather together all of the strength of this incredible country we call america and apply that strength to those that have been so severely harmed by that disaster. and that's occurring. fema has clearly been significantly improved in the last four years and certainly since the tragedies of new orleans, but there's much more that needs to be done, and as a country, as representatives of the american people, people who may be in any part of this country and at any moment could be affected by a disaster, we need to make sure that there is a national response capability in place ready to act with the sufficient resources. that's not just organizational, administrative issue. that's also the necessary funds available. shortchanging that money that we set aside for those disasters can lead to a period of time in which inaction is inevitable,
of the men's names have not been released. >>> people in new york city took up shovels and tools to help victims of superstorm sandy. volunteers got on buses at city hall and went to some of the hardest-hit areas in staten island, delivering supplies and cleaning up degree. there's currently 26 disaster recovery centers set up in the city, with more coming. >>> and while things are improving nearly two weeks after the storm, there's plenty of people who still don't have power. fox's peter ducey has details on why some are out of electricity and out of patience. >> reporter: 3% of new jersey and 2% of the state of new york are still in the dark today, almost two weeks after superstorm sandy passed through. it was a storm everyone knew was coming, but the largest power company on long island, the long island power authority, or lipa, is now being blamed for poor preparation. >> i don't believe what they did was adequate. i don't believe it was right. i believe part of it is this system design and part of it is just their performance and part of it is the fact these utilities are a monopoly
. >> reporter: in a city where violent crime and unemployment are big problems, many believe education is the key to solving those issues, but truancy is standing in the way. >> my job is to educate them and i can't educate them, i can't meet the aggressive goals that we've set around student achievement if the children are not there. >> traditionally our school system is the safety net. >> d.c. ps chancellor kaya henderson testified in front of a council committed to getting students to class. some say parents have to be held accountable. >> you literally are risking their educational life. >> this is educational neglect and i think we need to inspire a few of these parents to get serious about it and make some examples. >> there is already a law on the books holding parents responsible for truancy, but council member david catania says it's rarely enforced. >> once the judicial system is engaged the parents now start to understand there are personal consequences. i would go the route of community service first, probation. >> assistant police chief diane groom says keeping kids in sch
past the hour. welcome back to "early start." president obama travels to new york city today for an up close look at what superstorm sandy left behind. the president will survey the damage and talk with residents of staten island, one of the hardest hit areas of the city. it's his second tour of the new jersey devastation. he visited the new jersey coast with governor chris christie just days after the storm. mayor bloomberg turned down the offer he made to assess the storm damage then. victor bloomberg is live in staten island. good morning to you. what is the president hoping to accomplish there today? >> good morning, zoraida. the mission is two-fold, to come and speak with the people who have lost someone or something in this storm. remember, of the 43 deaths across the city of new york, more than half of them on staten island. if they have not lost someone, they've likely lost something. much like the store behind me, completely decimated by the storm. he'll speak sw local officials about recovery and believe me, there's a lot of work to do. it seems like this sporadically across
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to kill someone in the city's ocean view neighborhood. when police arrived, they found the suspect holed up in his house. negotiators eventually persuaded the man to give himself up. a search of the home showed no weapons. the suspect will undergo a mental health exam. >>> we have video in utah of a former pilot trying to steal a plane. this happened back in july. one of the wings clipped the side of the building. this happened at saint george municipal airport. the plane hit cars, fences and light poles. the pilot reportedly was being sought by police for the killing of his former girlfriend in colorado. he later killed himself after  trying to steal the plane. >>> believe it or not, they are still counting election day results in florida with the results in the presidential race too close to call. florida election officials say the final results may not be known for the weekend. but officials say it doesn't really matter. president obama won the election without those votes. however, the voting process in florida has been criticized. some of the voters have been waiting in -- had to
, a cash-strapped city in california will embark on a curious modern experiment. san jose's citizens will be invited to play with the city's budge for a day using pretend money. the hope is that by logging into these computing-cum-budget exercises, residents will become better informed about how their budget and city work, and that, in turn, should make them more engaged in crucial policy choices. should the city save money by reducing its firemen on trucks or bite the bullet and raise taxes instead? a cynic might dismiss this as a marketing or political gimmick, but if nothing else, the experiment is distinctly thought-provo thought-provoking." i'm curious your thoughts because in your essay you also talk about switzerland. they obviously face unique comparisons to the united states. we're a far larger cannot tri wi country with a lot more poverty than they face. what is your belief of why it would work here? >> it's been tried in brazil, but the idea is you get people at a local level together to understand the importance of tradeoffs. if you ask people in surveys, what do you want
in an odd number, and tomorrow drivers with tags ending in an even number can fill up in new york city. with all the power outages, only a quarter of gas stations are operating. that causes long lines, of course, which officials say has caused panic buying and hoarding. >> it has worked well in new jersey and although the shortages are more severe here because we're further down the supply chain, we help it will mitigate the worse of our problems. >> there's good news in staten island, fema's mobile office is open again following the nor'easter this week. >>> very special arrival in new york in the wake of superstorm sandy. a fire truck named the spirit of louisiana being pulled into long beach from the bayou state. it was built 11 years ago and sent to new york as a replacement truck after the 9/11 attacks. it was then sent back to louisiana to help after hurricane katrina. the truck will now help in new york. >>> 11 minutes after 7:00 on this friday morning. increased efforts to battle a big problem in d.c. schools. students who don't show up. coming up next, details of one idea on t
't have power we should mention. we have the city manager of long beach, new york, a big commuter town to the city of manhattan and one particularly hit hard by superstorm sandy. jack, how much of an impact is this snowstorm on top of everything else here you're having to deal with? >> hi, jenna. yeah we took a huge punch from superstorm sandy last week. it knocked out our critical infrastructure, our water, our sewer and power. this week an unprecedented five, six inches of --. jenna: we'll see if we can get jack back. he was mentioning some of the infrastructure problems that the city is going through. i assume he is probably talking to us on his cell phone. sometimes that can be a problem. i was chatting with jack during the break, i said wow of all the fatigue. jack is back with us. jack we lost you mid-sentence there. you were saying saw unprecedented level of five to six inches of snow and infrastructure being affected. pick up from there. where is your community today as far as any state of recovery? >> sure. you know, in superstorm sandy we lost our water, our sewer and power a
-driven snowstorm more so and actually caused some record snowfalls there. in central park in new york city, four inches. in new jersey, connecticut, up to a foot. here in rockaway beach they had at least 4." and all this snow is causing the clean-up efforts to be that much more difficult. >> high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. that's where tom ford lives. he was told to evacuate his sandy-damaged home before the winter storm hit but he is not budging. >> i got too much invested here. >> reporter: he said he will weather this storm like the last one with a little help. >> share some food the neighbors come back and get some heat from the fire. >> reporter: towns up and down the coast are scrambling to redirect resources from cleaning up to shoring up. belimar, new jersey, is rebuilding sand dunes on the beach and the pumps clearing out floodwaters will keep running around the clock. >> we want to be aggressive protecting our community. >> reporter: meteorologists say the snow is a blessing and curse. it's less likely to contribute to flooding, bu
the brotherhood of firefighters that is straight ahead. >> those are two cities that share tragedy, have tragedy in common. katrina down there. 9/11 up here. now another one with sandy. so that bond -- that fire truck certainly represents that. >>> also, we'll lighten the mood a little bit in "the skinny," she says, maybe not too much. she is going to be fine. talking about brooke burke from abc's "dancing with the stars," when the word "cancer" is involved, we'll have to send her our very best thoughts and warm wishes. details of her condition. she is going to be okay the important thing. stay tuned for details coming up on that in "the skinny". >> what her doctors are telling her. our prayers and thoughts go out to her and her family. first, victims and relatives of those who died were in the courtroom as a judge reaffirmed that jared loughner would never again be a free man. >> as part of a plea deal, loughner was sentenced to seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years. abc's matt kozar reports. >> reporter: former astronaut mark kelly spoke directly at the man who shot his wife, former cong
the fbi did not notify them sooner. and they are also opening a broader inquiry into the city's handling of benghazi. petraeus' final overseas trip before he resigned was to libya last week to find out for himself what went wrong. nbc news has tried to reach paula broadwell. she has not been accessible. joe kell and her husband, that family in tampa, issued a statement saying they have been friends with the petraeuses for more than five years and are asking for privacy. savannah? >> colonel boylan was a spokesman for jen petraeus in iraq. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> what was his state of mind when you spoke to him over the weekend, and what did he tell you about all of this? >> he's keenly aware that he has injured his family to a great degree and also based on his poor judgment and a little bit lack of discipline has lost one of the best jobs he ever had. he is devastated, you could say, and you could also say that it's going to take a long time for the family or sometime for the family to get through this, but they will. >> was he embarrassed? >> yes. i would say he is emb
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